Graduate Trainee-Finance

Posted on 13 July 2022

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and qualified Graduate trainee Finance to ensure a high performing WWF Zimbabwe Office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources, delivering conservation impact on issues and in places that are key for WWF’s Network Initiatives and other global conservation priorities. Contract duration: - 12 months Location: Harare

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life- support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.
What we do

We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and qualified Graduate trainee Finance to ensure a high performing WWF Zimbabwe Office with efficient operating systems, professional and skilled staff, and strong financial resources, delivering conservation impact on issues and in places that are key for WWF’s Network Initiatives and other global conservation priorities.

Contract duration: - 12 months

Location: Harare

Main Responsibilities:

  •   Maintaining petty cash records and disbursing petty cash;

  •   Maintaining an efficient filing system of all accounting and financial records.

  •   Ensure that bank statements are received promptly

  •   Assist in the preparation of other General Ledger Reconciliations;

  •   Compilation of mileage and fuel reconciliation

  •   Assists in the review and analysis of individual project accounts (both incoming funds and project expenditure) in relation to

    approved budgets;

  •   Assist in the preparation of invoices for fund calls;

  •   Ensure the completeness of payment documents

  •   Ensure the completeness of advance retirement

    What you need:

    Qualifications and experience

    A degree in Accounting, and at least one-year experience in accounting environment; A good working knowledge of accounting software (e.g. Oracle).

    Required Skills and Competencies

    A Team player, self-starter with the ability to work under pressure. Excellent inter-personal skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels with strong communication skills. Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration.

    How to apply?

    Email a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating Graduate Trainee Finance” in the subject line tohrmanager@wwf.org.zw. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Deadline for applications: 25 July 2022

    WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.